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CBD and Functional Mushrooms; how are they similar?

CBD and functional mushrooms are two sides of the same coin. They represent one of the most active therapeutic agents discovered by man. These products offer a vast range of therapeutic potentials that when combined and fully evaluated in saving the world from debilitating disease conditions.  

While these products have been used individually for several decades as both food and medicine, combining them may produce a better result for users. Yes, cannabinoids and functional mushrooms are superfoods packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. 

CBD and functional mushrooms are both non-psychoactive. While CBD and other cannabinoids target the CB1 and CB2 receptors, mushrooms, apart from serving as food, also contain several therapeutic agents that target the serotonin receptors to trigger their effect. The positive interaction with several receptors helps support: Energy, Focus, Pain Relief, Calm, Sleep and Immunity.  Wellbeing Farms’ ingredients are carefully selected to promote these categories. 

Like the CB receptors, serotonin receptors can influence several other biological and neurological processes, including, nausea, cognition, appetite, anxiety, aggression, memory, mood, and thermoregulation. This explains why mushrooms play a critical role as an immunomodulatory, anxiolytic, and antidepressant agent. CBD products, can also mirror a number of the therapeutic effects of mushrooms as well as provide anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial and antidepressant effects. There are even reports suggesting the presence of cannabinoid-like molecules in certain mushrooms. These compounds can exhibit a similar cannabimimetic activity with CB1 and CB2 receptors. 

What are the benefits of combining CBD and Functional Mushrooms?

Combining CBD and mushrooms can heighten the effect of both via the entourage effect. The entourage effect explains how CBD and compounds in mushrooms can interact to boost their activity with receptors while reducing side effects. 

CBD and mushrooms also have some combined therapeutic effects which may include:

  1. Assisting with mental disorders like PTSD and OCD.

  2. Promote sleep

  3. Boost immunity 

  4. Pain relief

  5. Improve focus 

  6. Addiction 

  7. Anxiety and depression 

  8. Relaxation

  9. Boost energy 

  10. Healthy diet

  11. Anti-inflammatory activities 

  12. Antioxidant 

  13. Immunomodulatory properties


What are the risks of combining CBD and Functional Mushrooms?

Although there are limited studies on the interaction between CBD and functional mushrooms, they show they are processed by different receptors, thus taking away the possibility of experiencing a negative drug-drug interaction. 

Combining CBD and functional mushrooms is safe. Browse through our white label collection of CBD and functional mushroom products or book time with us at our stand. Our products are independently tested by third party laboratories to meet the quality standards. Our CBD products contain less than 0.3% THC.  All our functional mushrooms are grown in the USA and are 100% organic. We look forward to hearing from you, so book some time at our stand to discuss our unique white label range. 

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